"Personally, I would say the two are compatible. I would class myself as a Zen Atheist.
However, some of what you are describing borders on 'magical thinking'. There is nothing in Zen as far as I know it that claims to be able to influence…"
"I think it's just coincidence. I've had a full beard for 12 years and over that time my chest hair has spread down to my stomach but that's just age. The same would have happened if I'd shaved for the whole time."
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I found the full thing - It's a Gough Whitlam remark
"When Sir Winton Turnbull was raving and ranting on the adjournment and shouted: "I am a Country member". I interjected "I remember". He could not understand why, for…"
"1. carry a pocket knife
Not for me - as at least one other respondent has said, outside the US it can be seen as a weapon. However for camping/fishing it's a must
2. pee standing up
Of course! It's one of the greatest things about being a…"
"It seems to me that society has lost the difference between focusing on the self and selfishness. Many people seem to think that 'finding yourself' means doing exactly what you want and to hell with the consequences rather than taking a…"
"I don't agree 100%. I think you're right in that sometimes the phrase 'finding myself' is just used as an excuse to act like an asshole but that's not always the case.
You may have been lucky but I had some quite turbulent…"
"Opening up the door for legally obligated cake baking despite the baker's objections and convictions is similar to fundamentalist christian's efforts to "get god back in schools" or "teach the controversy", in that it…"
""So the problem with the self seems to be that it's whatever anyone says whenever anyone says, & it can changed endlessly."
I think God changes at near the same rate as the self, which, I suspect, is less swift and less endless…"
"A friend of mine is shy about being seen shirtless because he is a little overweight. So how would I get him to start walking around the house with his shirt off more frequently come spring and summer?"